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July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The Maine State Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would control the price of prescription drugs and create a Fair Drug Pricing Board, the first such board in the nation. An identical bill was approved on April 14th by the state's House of Representatives by a vote of 89 to 54. The measure now goes to the desk of Independent Governor Angus King. He has 10 days to decide what action to take.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A former Harvard University professor and whistle blower, who complained about the schools use of millions in federal research grants, wants Congress to pay him $928,000 in lost wages and has the backing of Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Barney Frank.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNEWS.com) - Just hours after Vermont Governor Howard Dean signed into law a "civil union" bill that amounts to the legalization of same sex marriages and provides same sex couples with the same state benefits enjoyed by heterosexual couples, New Hampshire Governor Jeanne Shaheen expressed strong opposition to homosexual marriage.Shaheen, generally considered a liberal Democrat, said, "I believe that marital unions should exist between men and women."Asked specifically about the Vermont law, Shaheen responded, "I don't support Vermont's law."
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The New Hampshire Senate voted 14-10 Thursday to abolish the death penalty in the state. The vote followed, by several weeks, similar, narrow passage in the state House of Representatives. The bill, however, may be doomed, since the state's Democratic governor Jeanne Shaheen, promises to strike it down.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - New Hampshire could be the second state in New England to consider a "civil union" bill. A civil union bill, which creates a parallel system of marriage for homosexual couples and guarantees them the same state benefits and job- related benefits as are enjoyed by heterosexual couples, was signed into law this week by Vermont Governor Howard Dean after approval by that state's legislature.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain's maverick personality may have helped him win New Hampshire's first-in-the nation presidential primary, but these days, McCain isn't winning many friends among Granite State Republicans.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A New Hampshire lawmaker is calling for the resignation of the state's attorney general after the AG's decision to take the side of a homosexual former Boy Scout leader whose case was heard this week by the US Supreme Court.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Montpelier, VT (CNSNews.com) - Arizona Senator John McCain has returned to two states that favored him in the primary elections, but this time, McCain campaigned for George W Bush in Vermont and for a Bush supporter in New Hampshire."I ask all McCain supporters, Republican, Independent and independent minded Democrats, to join us in electing Governor Bush as President of the United States...Now is the time for unity," McCain told a meeting of the Vermont's Republican Convention in the capital city of Montpelier on Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - A Zogby Poll of 601 likely voters conducted over the weekend for New York City television station WNYW found that more than 82 percent of New Yorkers believe Mayor Rudy Giuliani "is still a strong candidate" in his US Senate race against Hillary Rodham Clinton, even after the mayor disclosed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.Twelve percent told pollsters the mayor was no longer a strong candidate, while the rest said they were uncertain.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Texas Governor and presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee George W Bush will make a major national effort to capture the Italian-American vote. To do so, he has asked Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci, whose Italian ancestry stems from his mother, to lead that effort.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
Boston, MA (CNSNews.com) - Vice President Al Gore assailed Texas Governor George W Bush as being the captive of the "right wing" and of having a "cold war mindset," when it comes to foreign policy. Gore made his remarks before a meeting of the International Press Institute's conference of foreign journalists, attended by more than 250 people.In the address, billed by the campaign as a major foreign policy statement, Gore outlined what he called a plan of "forward engagement," designed to solve international problems, before they became crises.
July 7, 2008, 8:26 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - After weeks of uncertainty, it now appears Republican Senatorial hopeful Jack E Robinson may have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot position in the Bay State's US Senate contest against US Senator Ted Kennedy.According to the Secretary of State's office, Robinson, an African-American businessman, may have turned in 10,073 certified signatures to city and town clerks. He has gathered more than 13,000 signatures total. A minimum of 10,000 petition signatures is needed to get on the ballot.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Concord, NH (CNSNews.com) - With New Hampshire's February 1st first-in-the-nation-presidential primary less than a month away, presidential candidate George W Bush has announced he is stepping up his appearances there while Democrat candidate Bill Bradley will be spending more time in Iowa.Opponents have accused Bush of avoiding the state and the Texas governor has paid the price in the polls, falling behind Arizona Senator John McCain. Bush said he will be in state 14 or 15 days come January.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - As he fights for his political survival in South Carolina, Texas Governor George W Bush is working overtime in an effort to explain how his presidential campaign has managed to spend nearly $50 million with only the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary decided thus far.Since his 19-point New Hampshire loss to Arizona Senator John McCain, Bush has spent more than $3 million in South Carolina where that state's primary will be held on Saturday.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Boston (CNSNews.com) - For the second time in as many days, a poll shows the Bush-McCain and Gore-Bradley races in New Hampshire to be statistical dead heats.A Boston Globe/WBZ-TV poll of 400 likely Republican voters and 400 likely Democratic voters -- conducted Wednesday through Friday of last week following both the Democratic and GOP debates -- shows Gore and Bradley each with 44 percent of the Democratic vote. Eleven percent of those polled were undecided. A month ago, each candidate drew 43 percent.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Boston, MA (CNSNews.com) - The perception that he may harbor anti-Roman Catholic bias could hurt Texas Governor George W Bush when Massachusetts voters go the polls on March 7th, and that perception has local Bush supporters working overtime to try and counter it.Blaming Arizona Senator John McCain, Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci defended Bush against accusations of bias. Cellucci, who runs the Bush campaign in the Bay State, said, "I think this will backfire on McCain. George Bush has a record of tolerance. He is a religious person."
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Manchester, NH (CNSNews.com) - As he continues to gain support among this state's Independent voters, Republican presidential hopeful John McCain's day got off to a rocky start Tuesday, when he was greeted with a front page editorial in Tuesday's Union Leader, written by publisher Joseph McQuaid.McQuaid, whose newspaper, the largest in the state, has already endorsed publisher Steve Forbes, said the Arizona senator is "running in the wrong race," given his Sunday endorsement by "the ultra-liberal" Boston Globe.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
Bedford, NH (CNSNews.com) - The only way Republicans will capture the White House in 2000, is "if they present the truth," said presidential hopeful Alan Keyes at a campaign appearance in New Hampshire. Keyes insisted the truth is that this country is dealing with a moral crisis unlike any in his lifetime. "We have the worst moral crisis in the history of our nation. We see it in our youngsters. We see it on out streets," he said.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Campaigning in Atlanta, Georgia, a confidant Texas Governor George W Bush told reporters he is certain he will be elected president this fall in the general election. "Yes sir. I'm convinced I'll be president," Bush told the media. The governor's renewed sense of confidence stems from Tuesday night's victory in Washington State, Virginia and North Dakota.Bush also predicted Arizona Senator John McCain's time in the spotlight is just about up and said he could win enough delegates in the next few weeks to clinch the Republican nomination.
July 7, 2008, 8:25 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, NH (CNSNews.com) - John McCain's rivals for the Republican presidential nomination received a greeting from the Arizona senator when they returned to the New Hampshire campaign trail from the Iowa caucuses: a new 30-second television spot in which McCain calls himself "the one man running for president who knows the military and understands the world."The spot, entitled "Commander," will be seen an average of seven times by state TV viewers between now and the February 1 primary, according to a campaign spokesman.